Corn
China's turn to HFCS exports 'could by start of something big'
... says leading analyst Robin Shaw, flagging the potential for the spread of HFCS through Asia - an "anti-bullish" prospect for sugar prices
Hedge funds cut bullish ag bets, as 'Trumpflation trade' reverses
Hedge funds cut their net long in ags to the lowest in nearly a year.But heavy selling in grains could make for big price swings later this week
Coceral lifts bar on EU wheat prospects, citing high hopes for France
The industry group top forecasts for the EU soft wheat harvest this year. But it is more cautious on barley, rapeseed production prospects
Trump's trade shake-ups 'may negatively impact' US agri groups
Ag lending giant MetLife flags the threat to US agribusiness groups from potential trade hiccups. Still, there is some cause for optimism too
Rabobank upbeat on soy, sugar prices - but not on corn and cotton
It is "hard to" see sugar prices falling much further, the bank says, while seeing US farmers seeding less soy than traders expect - and more corn
South African corn crop to fall sharply back next year
As corn prices in Johannesburg hit multi year lows, sowings for next year's crop will be sharply down, US officials say
UK farming in recovery mode, 'helped by ag price rises'
... says farm retail-to-grain trader Wynnstay, which adds that it is to "return to growth", fuelled by promising feed, seed, fertilizer sales
South African corn prices to plumb new multi-year lows, as harvest nears
...but with El Nino risk, and brisk regional demand, the stage could be set for a rapid rebound by the end of the year
Mexico 'to fail' in drive to switch corn imports from US - say US officials
Mexico will still in 2017-18 source 99% of corn imports from the US, despite efforts to boost orders from the likes of Brazil, a report says
Hedge funds' 'massive' ag selldown spurs hopes of buying to come
Hedge funds turned bearish on ags at a record pace, data reveal, selling corn "in droves". But has this created room for fresh purchases?
Brazilian farmers call for cheap credit to ease grain storage crunch
Bumper crops are putting pressure on storage capacity in Brazil's top growing state Mato Grosso
Pundits upbeat on cocoa, corn prices - but not wheat, cotton, wool
Banks' - downgraded - cocoa price forecasts remain above those in the market, FocusEconomics says. But wool, wheat prices may face a fall...
Rains spur Argentine soy yield hopes - but bring 'complications' too
Soros-backed Adecoagro flags "excellent" farm conditions, as a grains exchange heralds a soy upgrade. But harvest is yet to come...